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CLC Site Operating Procedures version five

CLC Site Operating Procedures version five

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) CLC Site Operating Procedures version five Friday 3rd July 2020 The Construction Leadership Council has updated its Site Operating Procedures in light of further easing of restrictions relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.  As Covid-19 restrictions ease, the Construction Leadership Council has issued an updated version of its Site […] Read More

Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age

Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age Monday 29th June 2020 15 Clerkenwell Close is a seven-storey building in Islington with a structural stone frame. It contains eight apartments (including the home of the building’s architect, Amin Taha) and several office spaces. […] Read More

Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey

Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey Friday 26th June 2020 Cliveden Conservation, an expert in the conservation of statuary, masonry, mosaics, monuments, plasterwork and decorative arts, is back on site consildating the ruins of Reading Abbey. Cliveden Conservation is back on site at Reading Abbey ruins. Read More

The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham

The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham Friday 26th June 2020 Quarry company Goldholme is seeking permission to extend its Hooby Lane quarry northwards into Clipsham stone reserves. The foundation stone of the Radcliffe Observatory was laid on 27 June 1772. It was the second […] Read More

Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent

Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent Friday 26th June 2020 The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020, which received Royal Assent yesterday (25 June), comes into force today (26 June).  The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act aims to help companies survive the coronavirus fall-out. Photo © […] Read More

Black Lives Matter – Alan Gayle says he cannot stay quiet

Black Lives Matter – Alan Gayle says he cannot stay quiet

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Black Lives Matter – Alan Gayle says he cannot stay quiet Sunday 21st June 2020 Alan Gayle feels he can no longer sit back and say nothing about the online backlash to the Black Lives Matter protests in the UK. Read More

The cream of Welsh slates used to re-clad the walls of Cobham Dairy

The cream of Welsh slates used to re-clad the walls of Cobham Dairy

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) The cream of Welsh slates used to re-clad the walls of Cobham Dairy Sunday 21st June 2020 Work has drawn to a close on a year-long project to re-clad with a patented system of Welsh slate a listed Georgian dairy that has been re-purposed for the 21st century. […] Read More

Quarry Forum: by Stone Federation Great Britain

Quarry Forum: by Stone Federation Great Britain

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Quarry Forum: by Stone Federation Great Britain Friday 19th June 2020 With construction activity picking up again, we’re encouraging architects to make a considered effort to select natural stone as their sustainable material of choice.  The Quarry Forum is one of the focus groups of Stone Federation Great […] Read More

Heritage Fund extends grants to cover re-opening – deadline end of July

Heritage Fund extends grants to cover re-opening – deadline end of July

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Heritage Fund extends grants to cover re-opening – deadline end of July Thursday 18th June 2020 The National Lottery Heritage Fund, UK’s biggest heritage funder, is extending its coronavires grant support scheme to cover re-opening and recovery after the shut-down and extends the deadline for The National Lottery […] Read More

CLC report says 20% of construction jobs could go

CLC report says 20% of construction jobs could go

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) CLC report says 20% of construction jobs could go Thursday 18th June 2020 A survey conducted for the Construction Leadership Council says 20% of construction jobs could be lost eventually with a reduction of 10% by September. The CLC reports says 10% of construction jobs could be lost […] Read More

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